Sunday 4th February



Start Time: 09:00

Start Point: Holmebrook Valley Park, lower car park off Linacre Road

Grid Ref: SK 359 725

Nearest Postcode: S40 4RY


Car Sharing: None, as walk start is local

Distance: 16 miles

Difficulty: Strenuous

Contact: Simon on 07305 310960

(if you send a text please include your name)

Walk Description


From the lower car park at Holmebrook Valley Park (off Linacre Road) we head initially to Linacre Reservoirs. Then on to Frith Hall, cross the A619 to Chanderhill, Nether Loads, Corporation Wood, Stone Edge. On to Birkin Lane Farm, Bole Hill, Stubbing Pond, before crossing Matlock Road to return via Bage Hill, Brookside and Woodnook Lane.


Owing to limited daylight hours the walk will be done at a brisk pace.

Walks Difficulty

Leisurely - walks for reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience. May include unsurfaced rural paths. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are recommended.

Moderate - walks for people with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. May include some steep paths and open country. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential.

Strenuous - walks for experienced country walkers with an above average fitness level. May include hills and rough country, and may be at a brisk pace. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential. People in doubt about their fitness should contact the organiser or leader in advance.

Please note you should wear suitable footwear and clothing for the time of year. Take waterproofs, food and water and either additional clothing for winter walks / poor weather and sun cream and extra water for summer walks. The walk leader can refuse anyone who they do not feel is able or prepared for the walk.